Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas- a fun review!

Best gift for movie buffs ever!
I seem to be in the mood for books lately, LOL. Well, anyone who knows me will tell you I am a big reader! (And I know quite a few of you are my “Goodreads” Friends, and we all know what we read, LOL)
I got to read this fun and festive book- Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas, by Alonso Duralde. I am not the world’s biggest movie buff- that title goes to a friend of mine, LOL. However, there are some HUGE movie fans in my circle- an uncle, my good friend, and my husband are all SUPER into movie facts and trivia. (I don’t even watch that many, LOL)
Regardless, this was a “Good Read”. It was a really fun book, full of fun facts, interesting tidbits, and information on all your favorites, past and present. I do love the “oldies”, and I am very into the “Old Hollywood” actors and actresses and the whole bygone era- those are things I like to read about! There were great parts of this book dedicated to actors of the 30’s, of the classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, and so many more.
You can read about anything even remotely having to do with Christmas– the classics, the family themes, holiday horror and gore (ew), Crime, kitch, you name it, it’s in here!
Do you have a movie buff on your list? This is the gift for them- it will be their favorite gift this year!

“It is my pleasure to introduce you to the hilarious and informative holiday film book, Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas to be released by Limelight Editions on October 15, 2010. Don’t waste another second of your valuable holiday time on another boring Christmas movie. Film critic Alonso Duralde highlights the best – and worst – movies of the Yuletide season with this fun and informative film guide. Whether you’re looking for the classics, family favorites, holiday horror, Christmas-themed crime epics, or the most wonderfully awful cinematic lumps of coal, Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas will point you and your rental queue in the right direction.”

Book Review- America, Love It or Leave It- So I Left

America- Love it or Leave it- So I Left
A book written by a young man who renounced his American citizenship and left. The hows, wheres, and whys. Or sort of. Partly. But it was mostly spewing hatred of those who were not born with a silver spoon in their mouth.

I thought this book would be less about hate. The author’s hatred for anyone who is not just like him- or perhaps anyone who is not him or directly related to him, is palpable. Such a “turn-off”. Author comes off as obnoxious, classist, egotistical. You can dislike a character in a book, but an egomaniacal author makes for a rough read when the book is a memoir. Even with interesting and unique material, which this has. The words “I”, “Me”, and “Money” were used so often in this book, that that alone should explain this author’s views on the world and humanity in general. He has a clear dislike of those whom he refers to as “the masses” and “the sheep”- ie, anyone who makes less then $300,000 a year, did not go to an ivy league school, is not in business.

Party In My Tummy!

Quick book review! Little Man just got this Book- It’s from his favorite show- Yo Gabba Gabba!!!
It’s called “Party In My Tummy”.
Do you, like me, have a Yo Gabba Gabba Fan in your house? This new board-book is adorable. It is a fun “lift the flap” book, where the characters invite their favorite foods to the “party” in their tummies. They are reminded to eat their veggies, too! If you have a YGG lover, they will love this book. SO, SO cute. And he made me read it, like, 5 times, of course. And we brought it to school today, where we had to read it before the kids ate lunch, lol….


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